1. Please state your full Windows version (e.g., WinXP SP3) when posting to
2. In Windows Explorer, navigate to and right-click on…
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE <=this file
….select Properties | Version: What version is displayed here?
3. What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)? Were any of these applications running
in the background when you installed IE8 Beta2?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this
machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client – since 2002
> I am constantly getting automatic update messages for IE8. The MS update
> page shows that 0kb will be updated. I run the update anyway and it always
> fails. How can I get rid of these nuisance messages.
> Win XP Pro, IE8 Beta 2,